Problem: Which of the following statements about the derivation of the ideal gas law are true?List all that apply.1. The Equipartition Theorem implies that {v2x}={v2y}.2. {v2x}={v2y} owing to inelastic collisions between the gas molecules.3. With just one particle in the container, the pressure on the wall (at x=Lx) is independent of Ly and Lz.4. With just one particle in the container, the average force exerted on the particle by the wall (at x=Lx) is independent of Ly and Lz.

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The ideal gas law:

PV=nRT=NkT

To derive the ideal gas law:

The Equipartition Theorem implies that {v2x}={v2y}.

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Which of the following statements about the derivation of the ideal gas law are true?

List all that apply.

1. The Equipartition Theorem implies that {v2x}={v2y}.

2. {v2x}={v2y} owing to inelastic collisions between the gas molecules.

3. With just one particle in the container, the pressure on the wall (at x=Lx) is independent of Ly and Lz.

4. With just one particle in the container, the average force exerted on the particle by the wall (at x=Lx) is independent of Ly and Lz.

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